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Wool Blanket

Description

Early 19th Century, cream-colored, wool blanket. Hand-spun and woven with white and blue stitching on binding. Embroidered in blue thread "HW/2" Machine-sewn label opposite embroidered monogram.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1830
Inscriptions
"HW/2" (Hannah Whipple)
"[C/E] 99.5.[illegible] T" (label)
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
hand spinning
machine sewing (technique)
wool (textile)
Object type
Bedding
Places
New England (United States) [general region]
Probably New England (United States) [general region]
Descriptive terms
Bedding
Blanket
blankets (coverings)
cotton (textile)
embroidering
hand spinning
machine sewing (technique)
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
70 x 78 x 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.154
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Helen R. Haddad, Mr. Edward S. Rogerson, Mr. Henry P. Rogerson and William G. Rogerson, Esq.
GUSN
225260
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